Volunteers Sue and Elaine from Cotteridge have been getting to know the residents in one of Hope’s asylum houses. “We began by just helping to find furniture for a particular house where it was needed because the female asylum seekers who live there have no money of their own. Since then we have got to [...]
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A great opportunity to double your donation! Hope Projects is taking part in the 10K Birmingham Legal Walk on the evening of May 20th to raise funds. The walk starts in Birmingham City Centre and takes in the Jewellery Quarter, follows the historic canal network to the tranquil Edgbaston reservoir before returning to the city [...]
Here is Hope Projects 2017-18 annual report. People housed, flawed asylum refusals overturned. Its all here...
Originally published at https://darkenedroomweb.wordpress.com/ 'If you keep fishing babies out of the river, sooner or later you have to ask yourself who keeps throwing them in?' This was the indefatigable Zrinka Bralo, CEO of Migrants Organise at a recent NACCOM 'campaigning and advocacy' meeting. She also had a what turned out to be (for me [...]
This video gives an insight into our work to help people like Agnes fight the flawed refusals of asylum that leave them homeless and destitute. Spoiler. She won! Thanks to our friends at WWW.NACCOM.org.uk for their help https://youtu.be/WuoVo3tlLug
"A spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said: ‘Our position is that every person should have the security of a roof over their head, and tackling homelessness is a complex issue with no single solution. But, we are determined to help the most vulnerable in our society. That’s why we are providing over £1 billion of [...]
Hope Projects seek a motivated self-starter, with a passion for social justice and refugee rights to help grow our annual donated income from £25K to £50K, over the next 12 months. This part-time role (15 hours per week to be worked flexibly)) will strengthen the support that we give to homeless destitute asylum seekers across [...]
Our Annual Report has just been published. We're proud of what we've done. Read about it here.
One of the phrases we overuse here at Hope is that our job isn't to get people into our housing, its to get people out. Destitution housing, or financial support from a Hope grant can literally keep people alive while they fight there asylum case, but it isn't a long term solution. Everyone that we [...]